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Do You Practice Traditional and Alternative Healthcare Here in the Philippines?

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The Philippines has a rich culture and heritage. In terms of traditional beliefs, there are a number of alternative healthcare practices that Filipinos believe in.  Plant-based medicine or herbal medicine has been widely practiced, even before the Spanish era, when western medicine was introduced in the country. Alternative healing is also still widely practiced today. There’s no shortage of traditional… Read more »

Happiness is the Secret to Beautiful Skin

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If you think you look old and tired, think about the life you’re leading. Is your life stressful? Do you have a lot of problems? Do you frown too much? That would cause facial lines and wrinkles.  Smile! It’s easier to smile than to frown. You only need 17 muscles to smile, while it takes a good 43 muscles to frown. … Read more »

8 Simple Skincare Tips for Healthy, Blemish-free Skin

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Whatever our age, having a regular skincare routine helps us achieve a healthy, smooth and youthful complexion. With a sensitive skin that’s prone to redness and itching when exposed to strong ingredients and fragrances, I have to be very careful with the products that I use on my skin.  I keep my skincare regimen simple. Only the essential products to… Read more »

Choose a Healthier Life by Choosing to Quit Smoking

Are you a smoker? So am I, a second-hand smoker, that is. There are millions of people out there wanting to achieve that “high” from smoking. In fact, in the Philippines, 17.3 million Filipinos are smokers starting from 15 years old to adulthood. That’s about 28.3% of the entire population. There’s even some data showing that Filipino children start smoking… Read more »